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About meI can generally recall a book when seeing the cover so I will scan covers and edit with GIMP when LT doesn't contain anything similar. The picture to the right is one of my uploaded scans.
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About my libraryContains only those books that I actually own
no CDs,
no DVDs,
no items snipped from newspapers,
no bus tickets or letters to the milkman.
Note to self
A - for finding books (cover, collections, tags, series, subject)
B - Bibliography (lquilter memorial view)
C - Crit - ratings and reviews
D - data entry - date entered, tags, collection, ISBN
E - Editing - Publication, CK

Rating system
★★★★★ top ten books can re-read often
★★★★.5 Excellent. Thoroughly enjoyable made me think/gave me quotes. Could recommend widely.
★★★★ Would recommend - author to watch
★★★.5 Good, engaging - will look for more by same author
---VFM above
★★★ Enjoyable but no strong author voice
★★.5 Lightweight - mildy enjoyable but forgettable could have not read this and not missed it.
---Bad value below
★★ Dull plot adequately written/interesting plot idea wasted
★.5 Sloppily written and/or derivative plot
★ Could not finish
0.5 Trash - could not get past second chapter
unrated - too damn lazy

GroupsAtlanta Bibliophiles, Baker Street and Beyond, Best of British, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, BookMooching, Bug Collectors, Cthulhu Mythos Homeschoolers, Hardboiled / Noir Crime Fiction, Penguin Books, Science Fiction Fansshow all groups

Favorite authorsAnthony Burgess, Jack O'Connell, Robert Sheckley, Andrew Vachss (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceNov 23, 2006

Currently readingGlue by Irvine Welsh
Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac
The Counterfeiters with Journal of "The Counterfeiters" by Andre Gide
The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classics) by Edgar Allan Poe
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
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Thanks Kev! I think I've only ever met one other local-ish person on here - a girl who passed by Cromford and Buxton from time to time, judging by her favourite bookshop list. It's always nice to meet fellow Brits, let alone fellow Derbyshirefolk...
Ellie
This should explain the Beacon series: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy_novels
Just sent you the e-book.
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